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Donald B. Keim

John B. Neff Professor of Finance

Director, Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research

Research Interests: asset pricing, behavior of institutional traders, measurement of institutional investor trading costs, risks and returns of stock market based real estate investments

Links: CV, Personal Website, Rodney L White Center


PhD, University of Chicago, 1983; MBA, University of Chicago, 1980; BSBA, Bucknell University, 1975

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards

Trefftz Award, Western Finance Association, 1982; Roger F. Murray Prize, Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance, 1996; Graham & Dodd Award, Financial Analysts Federation, 1987, 1999; New York Stock Exchange Award, Western Finance Association, 1996

Academic Positions Held

Wharton: 1982-present (named John B. Neff Professor of Finance, 1998). Previous appointment: Loyola University of Chicago. Visiting appointment: INSEAD, France, 1994, 1996-98; 2004

Other Positions

Research Associate, Research Division, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 1978.

Professional Leadership 2005-2009

Co-Editor, European Finance Review,1999-2003; Member, Best Execution Task Force, Association for Investment Management and Research, 2001-2002